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Mélanie René

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Quick Facts

Mélanie René

01 September 1990

🇨🇭 Swiss

National Selection
Die grosse Entscheidungsshow 2015

In Eurovision
2015 Vienna

Time To Shine (2015)


Melanie René, performing under the stage name Melyz (* September 1, 1990, in Geneva), is a Swiss singer. She was born in Geneva to Mauritian parents. At the age of seven, she started performing at family gatherings and festivities. In 1995, her family moved to the French department of Haute-Savoie. In 2009, she represented Switzerland at the Gregoriu International Festival in the Romanian city of Brăila with a self-composed song titled “Il chante avec les anges”, a tribute to her grandfather, and won the competition. In 2010, she attended the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford, England, as well as the Institute of Modern Music in Brighton, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Music Performance.

On January 31, 2015, she wonthe Swiss national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 in Vienna, Die grosse Entscheidungsshow, with her self-written song “Time to shine.” 

In the semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest, Mélanie René finished last, failing to qualify for the final.

On January 25, 2018, Mélanie René announced on her Facebook page that she would start a new project after a year of experimentation, associated with a new musical style that she described as “electro-pop with a small alternative side.” Along with this announcement, she revealed her new stage name, Melyz, bidding farewell to her birth name. She had already created her YouTube channel under the same name on August 22, 2017, and released her first music video in the new style, “Dancefloor,” on April 13, 2018.

On January 27, 2019, Melyz’ first EP “Don’t Tell On Us” was released. It was followed by a single and video, “Don’t Tell”, on the 1st of March. Within’ a month, the song had 50k views.

Due to COVID19, Melyz could only release a new song on November 13 2020. The song was called “Bad together”.

In February 2022, Melyz released a new song, “Look at me now”.


Song Title

🇨🇭 Switzerland



Mélanie René

Mélanie René

Anissa Condemi Montemouhin
Idyl Nahla
Flavie Crisinel Cheuwa
Natacha Karine Montille

Results Semi

Points: 4
Position: 17
Running order: 14

Results Finals

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